December 6, 2013
Students are receiving their first Math Test Prep packet -Operations & Algebraic Thinking Part1-today. They should complete the first ten pages. Please be sure your child is keeping up with the test prep packets. They have already received their first Reading packets (prior to the Thanksgiving
We will be MAP Testing in Math next Thursday. We have completed our Redaing MAP Test.
Students should try to complete at lesat 4 hrs. of ST Math if possible this weekend.
December 4, 2013
Students can now access ST Math homework from home using their tablet. You must first download the App, then enter enter the school ID & Password:
School ID: DIS4OD
(On Kindle Fire & Android, if asked for an Activation Code, enter: DIS4OD-HHV-48-R74)
A note will be sent home on Thursday regarding ST Math for Tablets.
December 3, 2013
Students will be receiving their Spelling Bee list tomorrow. Our school Spelling Bee will be Dec. 19. We will have a classroom & POD Spelling Bee prior to the school bee to choose our winners to represent 3rd grade! Dates will be forthcoming. Good luck & study!!!!!!!!!
MAP TEST in Reading-Thursday!
Work on ST Math daily!!
November 26, 2013
Parents, please look at the Homework Assignment Sheet for 11/27 to 12/1/13
Have a very Happy Thanksgiving!!
November 15, 2013
SCIENCE TEST sent home today!! Students should work on at least 4 hours of ST Math this weekend as well as their November Reading Log .
November 14, 2013
We will visit the book fair, November 20. If you would like to send money to school with your child on that day, please send it in a sealed envelope with your child's name.
Our only homework tonight is ST Math & to work on your November Reading Log. Students should work on increasing their Syllabus & Mastery Progress in ST Math!
November 13, 2013
Thank you so much to all of the parents who came out to pick up report cards yesterday. We almost had perfect attendance for 212! 30 out of 31 parents!
Parents, please review all of the graded papers & information that you received yesterday. If you did not sign and return the new promotion policy and update your emergency form, please do so as soon as possible & return those to me ASAP!
November 8, 2013
November 11-No School
November 12-Report Card Pick-Up- 11 to 2:15 & 3 to 6pm
Homework: Math text pp. 135 & 137; work on ST Math, Study Island, & November Rdg. Log.
November 4, 2013
Parents, please take a look each week at the Class Calendar Link.
Pod 210 will be receiving a permission slip for the upcoming field trip to the Shedd Aquarium on November 25. The money ($8.00) and slip will be due this Wednesday-November 6. Unfortunately, we cannot take any late payments. Money must be in on Nov. 6. Chaperones are free. Thank you in advance so much for your prompt attention.
Please see the Reminder (below) for Nov. 1 for upcoming tests this week.
November 1, 2013
Social Studies Test ch. 2-Wednesday, Nov. 6 (open book test)
Math Test ch. 7-Thursday, Nov. 7 (Study sheet is on the website)
Science Test ch. 2-Friday, Nov. 8 (open book test)
X Fact Test 1's & 2's-Friday, Nov. 8
ALSO PLEASE SEE THE EXTRA PRACTICE MATH WORKSHEETS FOR X PRACTICE SHEETS!!!
October 18, 2013
Today, we cleaned out our desks. Students will be bringing home papers from their desks. Please look through them and help your child organize his/her backpacks. Please remember that picture day is Monday, Oct. 21.
Next Wed., Oct. 23, will be the last day that I am accepting late work for 1st qtr. because I have to input final grades that must be submitted to our Floor Director. If your child has late work that has not yet been handed in, it all must be in by Oct. 23.
The ch. 4 Math Test will be next Thursday, Oct. 24. I will post the study sheet TODAY!!
October 11, 2013
NEW LONG IN FOR THINK CENTRAL: the username is the first letter of your child's first name & his/her last name-all lowercase; the password is disney-all lowercase letters.
Ex. username: mmouse password: disney
Parents can log on to Think Central & check their child's score on the Unit 1 Reading Benchmark Test that we took this week because we took this test online using our IPADS. #46, we will be completing on paper next week because it is an essay question.
Check out the new link for Math Practice-Common Core.
Students have Reading hw over the weekend-ABC-Lesson 6 Spelling words, Vocab. words-Lesson 6 & they must read the Less. 6 story-"Bat Loves the Night."
October 10, 2013
PICTURE DAY, MONDAY, Oct. 21, 2013 @ 10:30 am
October 9, 2013
Math ch. 3 TEST & Fact Test on 9's & 10's - FRIDAY
UNIT TEST in Reading Today & Tomorrow
Students received Picture Day info. today! Oct. 21-Picture Day!
October 7, 2013
Please check out the Journeys Grammar & Audio Links in the Links section of our website! There is also a link to the Student Book so students can access the book without logging into Think Central.
We will be taking our Reading & Math MAPS TEST soon. This is the test that the entire school takes online. It measures the students' growth and provides teachers with valuable data to monitor students' target areas and strengths. There is a link for MAPS Practice in the Links section. Please have your child log on and practice using the tests at the various RIT levels (achievement levels.) The higher the RIT band, the more challenging the activity. We are all working towards 200! Unfortunately, the MAPS Math link is broken. We are working on that! But the Reading MAPS link is up & running!
This week is a review in Reading for our Unit 1 Test Wed. & Thurs. Please read all of the notes on the yellow Rdg. assignment sheet. We will begin Lesson 6 in Rdg. next week. On Friday, I will be giving the students their Spelling & Vocab. words for Lesson 6 so they can work on their Vocab. cards & ABC order & study over the long weekend. These will be due Tuesday, Oct. 15. (There is no school on Monday due to Columbus Day.) Students must also read the Lesson 6 story "Bat Loves the Night."
October 4, 2013
October Reading Log sent home today-due Oct. 25, 2013-10 books!
October 2, 2013
Please send your child's progress report back signed as soon as possible. Don't forget to check your child's grades using your pin number received yesterday on the CPS Parent Portal. Students should be working on ST Math at home.
September 30, 2013
Today students received their pin numbers from the office for parents to log in to the CPS Gradebook Parent Portal. If you have already received your pin, then you did not get a letter today with this information. Students also received additional log in information for ST Math. Parents, please do not misplace this information. If this happens, please contact the office for your pin.
September 24, 2013
Please be sure your child is keeping up with homework assignments so he/she does not fall behind. Be sure your child has his/her materials in school every day. Books, notebooks, etc. are NOT to be left at home; if so, your child will not be prepared for class. Parents, please sign all hw assignments; this indicates that you have checked them over. Be sure your child is studying for tests and reading at home daily. Take advantage of the extra practice math worksheets on the website. There are great worksheets on Rounding that you can have your child do for additional reinforcement. There are Math Videos in the Links section that your child can watch at home. Please watch the ROUNDING videos! Please use the website!
I sent home a handout today on a cultural collage project that students are required to do for a Social Studies grade. We discussed this in class. This is a really fun and exciting project! Please be sure your child puts forth his/her best effort. It's due Monday, September 30.